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Seamus Heaney and the language of poetry

by Bernard O"Donoghue

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Published by Harvester Wheatsheaf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northern Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Heaney, Seamus -- Knowledge -- Language and languages.,
    • English poetry -- Irish influences.,
    • English language -- 20th century -- Style.,
    • Poetics -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Northern Ireland -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-168) and index.

      StatementBernard O"Donoghue.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6058.E2 Z8 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 173 p. ;
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL835930M
      ISBN 100745007163
      LC Control Number95111340
      OCLC/WorldCa31075619

      Seamus Heaney is one of the most popular Irish poets writing today, and although his critics have recognized the centrality of the language of his poetry and his pronouncements on language, these aspects of his work have received little concentrated critical : O'Donoghue. In , the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry was opened at Queen’s University Belfast and in launched an annual poetry award. His District and Circle was in awarded the TS Eliot Prize.

      suitable reference to the poetry of Seamus Heaney on your course. Planning your answer: The first thing you must do is ‘unpack’ (I hate the expression, but it works here) the title. The key phrases are ‘evocative language and imagery’, ‘universal significance’, and ‘personal File Size: KB. The Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet died Friday. The Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet died Friday. Griffin Poetry Prize (From ) 6. 'When all the others were away at Mass'.

      Heaney, as he claims all Dante-influenced poets do, seizes enthusiastically on the features of Mandelstam's Dante which he finds congenial. The paradox is that it is precisely this recognition of the impossibility of unmediated language that gives Heaney's poetry its characteristic force and : Bernard O’Donoghue. Seamus Heaney was also an accomplished translator. His version of the Old English epic poem Beowulf became an international bestseller. Other works include translations from Middle Irish, such as Sweeney Astray and The Midnight Verdict (published by The Gallery Press, run by his friend Peter Fallon) and a limited edition of late.


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Famous, at this point, for being famous (he received the Nobel Prize in ), Heaney began earning acclaim with his first book, Death of a Naturalist (). Critical interest and popular response came together in praise of Heaney’s work, which captured a County Derry childhood in what he called “the sucking clabber.

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The author, himself a poet, works chronologically through the poetry and discusses it in light of Heaney's writings on the appropriate language of poetry.

Human Chain by Seamus Heaney - review Heaney saw poetry itself, no matter what its content or tone, standing against the dull thought of life as a great emptiness. Human Chain is a book.

Seamus Heaney defines the title of this work of criticism as follows: "To redress poetry is to know and celebrate it for its forcibleness as itself not only as a matter of profferd argument and edifying content but as a matter of angelic potential, a motion of the soul." Throughout Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Seamus Heaney's Nobel Lecture, captured here in Crediting Poetry, is a powerful defense of poetry as "the ship and the anchor" of our spirit within an ocean of violent, divisive politics and "world-sorrow."Beginning with the "creaturely existence" of his childhood in a thatched farmstead in rural County Derry, Heaney traces his path in "the wideness of language."Cited by: Born in Ireland inSeamus Heaney was the author of numerous poetry collections, including Human Chain (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ).

He split his time between Dublin, Ireland, and Boston, where he taught at Harvard University for many years. InHeaney received the Nobel Prize in Literature.Seamus Heaney published his first poetry book inDeath of a Naturalist, creating vivid portraits of rural life.

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